Max is an educator and community organizer with experience building grassroots progressive power at the state and national level. He was Senior National Organizer and Campaign Manager at Bend the Arc: Jewish Action for seven years, helping progressives win critical federal elections and working on the front lines of the struggle for voting rights and an end to mass incarceration and deportation.
He is running for Maryland state senate in District 18, focusing on the affordable housing crisis, climate change, and racial justice. Max is a cofounder and leader of multiple grassroots organizations in the district, including the Montgomery County Racial Equity Network and the Silver Spring Justice Coalition. He lives in Silver Spring with his wife Allison and their two children.